Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Downtown News

Jean-Michel Basquiat by Robert Carrithers

New Basquiat doc by filmmaker Sara Driver opens at IFC

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat opened tonight at IFC Center, in Greenwich Village. The documentary, by filmmaker Sara Driver, explores the artist's early life on the streets of New...

Summer Fun – In New York City Has Never Been Better!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS and let the SUMMER FUN begin June 2, 2018! Living in a big city has many pitfalls and stressful moments, but living in a big city also has the BEST perks. Think...

Laura L. Forese Receives The Battery Medal For Humanitarian Leadership

Laura L. Forese during the gala with the DOWNTOWN Spring 2014 issue. Arriving at the event under umbrellas, guests were escorted into the Battery Bosque to sip on signature Hibiscus cocktails and take part in...
Civil servants, pictured (l to r): Jane Bedell, Sandy Bryant Townsend, Annette Whyte, Jocelyn C. Perez, Edward Toth, and David Piersante.

Civil Servants Honored with the “Nobel Prize of City Government”

Downtown Manhattan is the seat of New York City Government. City Hall and a number of city agencies are located south of Chambers Street. There are now nearly 294,000 full-time city employees—more civil servants than...

Wall Street Rocks Hosts Benefit For ReserveAid On Eve Of Veterans Day

Over 600 supporters turned out for Wall Street Rocks’ Benefit Concert at Highline Ballroom on Monday, November 10th.   This end of year show on the eve of Veteran’s Day benefited ReserveAid, which provides financial...

River to River Festival: Dance my Life

The River to River Festival continues on with Dance my Life!  Against the scenic background of glittering water at Pier 15, and in front of a sizable audience for hot weather in the middle...